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General Ledger Controller

– Johannesburg, Gauteng
R480 000 a year

Minimum requirement:
Matric with Mathematics and Accounting on the Higher Grade,
NQF5 in accounting qualification (or working towards such)
Minimum 3-5 years practical experience in a similar role (with international exposure); Must have experience of forex and multi- currency transactions. Banking experience advantageous.

The General Ledger Controller is responsible for:

  • the full Finance and Administration function of the entities to which they are assigned, being subsidiaries and branches associated with the airline operations in each country the company operates in;
  • preparing the accounting records of the business i.e. general ledger with full month end accounting process and reconciliations;
  • preparing royalty returns in accordance with the relevant agreements and ensuring compliance with Reserve Bank, tax and local regulations with respect to these;
The General Ledger Controller is responsible for:

  • the full Finance and Administration function of the entities to which they are assigned, being subsidiaries and branches associated with the airline operations in each country the company operates in;
  • preparing the accounting records of the business i.e. general ledger with full month end accounting process and reconciliations;
  • preparing royalty returns in accordance with the relevant agreements and ensuring compliance with Reserve Bank, tax and local regulations with respect to these;
  • the application of practical internal controls and their continued effectiveness;
  • management of rental agreements, payroll and other operating expenses;
  • preparation of monthly trial balances and management income statements in accordance with general accepted accounting practice and the company’s accounting policies; the monthly reporting of the TDF entities’ results and reporting of these to the executive and management teams and to Tourvest holdings;
  • efficient operation of the IT systems (Accpac), the sales and inventory management system (FRS), procurement tools (VRM and PO Projection), the integration tools between all systems, and ensuring data integrity and accuracy across all systems;
  • assist the Financial Reporting Manager with monthly reports, quarterly forecasts, annual budgets, monthly and year end packs which are IFRS compliant and take into account the implications of all accounting standards;
  • compliance with all tax legislation (income tax, withholding taxes, VAT, customs, payroll) in all jurisdictions for all entities and completing and submission of the relevant returns to meet all deadlines;
  • compliance with IFRS, local GAAP, tax & corporate legislation and any other regulations which are applicable in all jurisdictions which we operate, including but not limited to South Africa, United Kingdom, Kenya, Nigeria and Angola;
  • the year-end results processes, including the full external audit process and preparation of all necessary audit files, data and reports requested by the auditors (prepared by client lists) and reconciliations with supporting documents and audit evidence;
  • assist the Financial Reporting Manager with the preparation of IFRS compliant packs across the Group;

o assist with the preparation of the statutory financial reports of all legal entities within the company, including consolidated results where such are required in offshore domiciles;
The primary responsibilities are to ensure a high standard of financial accounting and reporting for the company, to ensure that the company is effectively administered and to resolve day-to-day business administration and logistic issues, to maintain a high standard of internal controls.
Skills and knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of financial accounting practices, book-keeping principles and tax (VAT, Customs Duties, Income Tax, Withholding Taxes), with demonstrated ability to learn these in other jurisdictions;
  • Good computer systems capabilities (Excel; Accpac, other accounting packages);
  • Able to assimilate new information and understand business issues in foreign countries;
  • Good business communication skills with foreign nationals;
  • Sound knowledge of business processes;

Cognitive:

  • Analytical & methodical – logical thinker
  • Able to work with a high attention to detail
  • Delivery-oriented self-starter
  • Factual reasoning & problem solving
  • Precise and disciplined
  • Structured worker and effective administrator

Behavioural:

  • Hard working, tenacious and committed to delivery
  • Emotionally mature
  • Well developed time management skills
  • Able to work independently with limited instruction and supervision
  • Able to work effectively in a team
  • Exercise self-reflection – able to self-correct and be flexible / adapt to change
  • Ethical and honest
  • Calm, yet able to respond quickly and rationally to unexpected events (not impulsive)
  • Ability to cope with and handle variable workload which can be heavy at times

It is expected that the incumbent will be comfortable in a routine administrative environment and also be able to interact effectively with people across the operations in the company. Daily interaction with the operations will be required.
The role will require significant attention to detail. In a small office environment the role will be required to act as back-up for other GL Controllers, the Finance Shared Services function and provide financial accounting support to the operating entities.

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